Orwell's Message : 1984 & the Present

Orwell's Message: 1984 & the Present

By George Woodcock
$16.95




The Crystal Spirit, George Woodcock's intellectual biography of George Orwell, won the 1966 Governor General's Award for non-fiction. In this book he turns his attention to 1984, the novel which expresses Orwell's fears for the future, and his exhortations against totalitarianism.

First-hand experience with twentieth-century politics combines with extensive knowledge of history and literature to give Woodcock's writing authority and immediacy. His ten-year friendship with George Orwell adds a personal tone to this work of criticism, biography, political history, and current events.


George Woodcock


Harbour Publishing
ISBN: 9780920080863
Paperback / softback
5.5 in x 8.5 in - 212 pp

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The Crystal Spirit, George Woodcock's intellectual biography of George Orwell, won the 1966 Governor General's Award for non-fiction. In this book he turns his attention to 1984, the novel which expresses Orwell's fears for the future, and his exhortations against totalitarianism.

First-hand experience with twentieth-century politics combines with extensive knowledge of history and literature to give Woodcock's writing authority and immediacy. His ten-year friendship with George Orwell adds a personal tone to this work of criticism, biography, political history, and current events.

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George Woodcock

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Harbour Publishing
ISBN: 9780920080863
Paperback / softback
5.5 in x 8.5 in - 212 pp